Broadcom has embarked on a journey that will hopefully bring wider support for Android devices among in-vehicle systems. Its new Automotive Bluetooth software stack aims to break down barriers between different and sometimes incompatible Bluetooth stacks in order to deliver seamless connectivity between the car and the phone.
Tagged: car entertainment
NFC capability. Something surely we've all thought about before. Wouldn't it be nice to unlock and start our cars all with our smartphone? Leave those bulky keys and keyless entry add-ons at home. This new smart car uses NFC tags to do just that.
Parrot released their first car stereo powered by Android last year known as the Parrot Asteroid, but today they've just detailed three brand new devices that will bring Android to your car entertainment needs. The first being a 6.2-inch Double-Din full out system known as the Parrot Asteroid Smart, then they have a few tablets as well.
Jelly Bean. The popular online electronics reseller Sonic Electronix has just posted an epic video of one of their installers making a custom Nexus 7 stereo system. What's even better is the tablet can leave the vehicle too.
actual robots, and we've got one unconfirmed report of a toaster. While there's already a few in-dash car stereos running Android, Sirius XM's upcoming Lynx receiver should allow you to add some Google-flavored tunes to your car without a major installation. Best Buy let the unannounced satellite radio receiver slip on its website last weekend.
on its way to the Android Market, so that you could - just as an example - unlock your $150,000 760Li with your HTC Hero. You know, if you wanted to. Right now the app is slated for an "Autumn" release.